Bitcoin (BTC) is a digital form of currency that was born to address issues related with the centralised currencies, e.g. currencies controlled by local Governments and central authorities.
Recently, Bitcoin Cash also came into life, a “fork” that was added to the Bitcoin Blockchain in August.
The decentalised bank-free internet currency was founded after Lehman Brothers kicked off the global financial crisis and it is controlled by its users.
In Bitcoin there are no conversion rates, no delays from banks and fees associated, and all transactions are instant, any day, any time of the day and anywhere in the world.
All Bitcoin transactions are recorder in the Blockchain and tracked for counterfeiting reasons.
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